Gu’an New Town
Gu’an is a city just outside the fi fth ring around Beijing, built around a framework of open space and transit. The downtown will have high densities focused on a central park and boulevard. Outlying areas will have a mix of residential, commercial, manufacturing, civic and educational uses, connected by transit, boulevards and an open space system. There are sites for 40 schools, a major university and trade school. Plans for the fi rst phase of Gu’an New Town includes approximately 3,500-hectares designed for 200,000 residents and the creation of 100,000 jobs.
EDSA was responsible for master planning services.